Tag: Gdp

Making India 5-trillion-dollar economy challenging but can be achieved: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that the goal to make India a five-trillion-dollar economy is challenging but can be achieved and asked the states to recognise their core competence and work towards raising GDP targets. In his opening remarks at the fifth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog, the […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
GDP growth to be flat at 6.8% in FY20: Report

Mumbai: The economy will not be able to achieve the official forecast of 7 percent growth in FY20, making it a second consecutive year of sub-7 percent expansion, says a report. Singaporean lender DBS estimates FY20 growth to stay at 6.8 percent, the same as FY19. The economic survey earlier this month had pegged growth […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
India's Growth May Slow Down Further To 5.7% In Q1: Nomura

Mumbai: India’s economic growth is likely to slow down further to 5.7 per cent in the April-June quarter of this year due to low consumption, weak investments and an under-performing service sector, said a Nomura report. The economy, however, is expected to see some recovery in the July-September quarter, the report added. It attributed the […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Q1 GDP Growth At 5% Falls To Lowest In 6 Years

New Delhi: Severe slowdown in manufacturing activity in the country pulled India’s first quarter (Q1) 2019-20 growth rate to 5 per cent, marking the fourth successive quarter of decline in growth rate on the trot. This is the slowest GDP growth in the last over six years. From 8 per cent during Q1 2018-19 to […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
State of economy deeply worrying: Manmohan Singh

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said the state of the economy was “deeply worrying” and urged the government to put aside “vendetta politics” and reach out to sane voices and thinking minds to steer the economy out of this “man-made crisis”. The Congress leader said “all-round mismanagement” by the Modi government […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Reverse Gear: August auto sales slump 23.55%

New Delhi: The sales slump continued to dent the Indian automobile industry in August as the overall sectoral off-take in the domestic market plunged 23.55 per cent. The industry which is suffering from high GST rate and lack of adequate liquidity had recorded a slump of 18.71 per cent in July, the highest monthly sales […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Nirmala Sitharaman
FM Set To List Actions Of 100-Days Amid Low Macro Stats

Chennai: Amid the economic slowdown plunging August sales of automobiles to the lowest since 1997-98 indicating further worsening of demand and investment, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will elaborate on the decisions and initiatives taken by the Modi2.0 government in last 100 days. She will address media on “Furthering Development — 100 days of bold initiatives, […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
India's GDP Growth Rate 'Much Weaker' Than Expected: IMF

Washington: India’s economic growth is “much weaker” than expected, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which attributed it to the corporate and environmental regulatory uncertainty and lingering weaknesses in some non-bank financial companies. India’s GDP growth rate slipped to 5 per cent in the first quarter of 2019-20, the lowest in over six years, […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Vardhan Urges States To Raise Healthcare Spending By At Least 8 Pc Of Budget

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday urged the states to increase healthcare spending to a minimum 8 per cent of the budget so as to achieve the targeted public health expenditure of 2.5 per cent of the GDP by 2025. Inaugurating the 13th Conference of the Central Council of Health and Family […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
India Ratings Cuts 2019-20 GDP Growth Forecast To 5.6%

New Delhi: India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has revised its 2019-20 India GDP growth forecast downwards to 5.6 per cent from an earlier estimate of 6.1 per cent. The agency in a report also said new projections suggest that that GDP growth in the second quarter (2Q) of the current fiscal is likely to be […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
A man looks at a screen across a road displaying the Sensex on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai
Ahead Of GDP Data, Equity Indices End At Record Closing High

Mumbai: The Sensex and Nifty on Thursday ended at record closing highs ahead of the release of the GDP numbers on Friday, which is widely expected to fall to a decadal low, but investors seemed to focus on the easing of trade tension between the US and China. The largest index contributor, Reliance Industries (RIL), […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Government Committed To More Reforms: FM Sitharaman

New Delhi: Amidst criticism over a free fall in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that the government is committed to take up further reform measures in the economy. Speaking at the India-Sweden Business Summit, Sitharaman noted that the government had recently reduced the corporate tax rate […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
RBI Cuts GDP Forecast To 5% In FY20; Sees Early Revival Signs

New Delhi: With the second-quarter GDP slipping to a six-year low of 4.5 per cent and expected to remain muted, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday cut GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal to 5 per cent. In its October monetary policy, the RBI had estimated the GDP to grow at 6.1 […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
GDP Seen Dropping To 5% In 2019-20: Govt Data

New Delhi: The Indian economy is estimated to grow at 5 per cent in 2019-20 as against 6.8 per cent in the previous fiscal, according to government data. The decline has been mainly on account of deceleration in manufacturing sector growth, which is expected to come down to 2 per cent in 2019-20 from 6.2 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
IMF Cuts India Growth Forecast To 4.8 Pc; Flags Stress In Non-Bank Financial Sector

Davos: The IMF on Monday lowered India’s economic growth estimate for the current fiscal to 4.8 per cent and listed the country’s much lower-than-expected GDP numbers as the single biggest drag on its global growth forecast for two years. In October, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) had pegged India economic growth at 6.1 per cent […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021